*** The will be no backcountry camping on December 24 or December 25. ***
White Sands National Monument offers the opportunity to backcountry camp among the glistening gypsum dunes and under the star-studded night sky. Backcountry camping in the monument is a truly an amazing and memorable experience.The key to having a fun and exciting experience hiking and camping at the monument takes preparation and common sense. Deserts have unique hazards. Your safety is your responsibility.